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Another Op-ed on Flood Maps Misses the Point

I have nearly 35 years of professional experience in South Louisiana hydrology, including extensive work on flood risk for the Amite River Basin since 2001. First of all, kudos to The Advocate for the great work in covering the flood and flood risk information over the last two weeks. Unfortunately Mr. Robert Taylor’s letter “Flood mapping…


U.S. lacks a national plan to save its coastal cities—and it needs one now, according to a new report @MarkKobaCNBC

Wow! This is such a great article, by Mark Koba, on one of my own pet peeves, to wit: Infrastructure Preparedness. Too often national news glazes over the finer details of civic infrastructure investment and its relationship to climate change. But that is simply not how Business works, thrives and survives. Business wants details, cross-referential,…


Storm-Proofing New York Could Make Apartments More Expensive @NextCityOrg

We’ve experienced this flood insurance / storm-mitigation nightmare first hand in New Orleans and all along the Gulf of Mexico. No longer a credo of “Cost of Doing Business”, we are faced with the inevitable “Cost of Living” here.  Everyone pays from owner to renter, business to private sector, local to national. This only speaks…